Dark Horse Entertainment Adds Keith Goldberg
Keith Goldberg has been hired by Dark Horse Comics’ Entertainment division as Senior VP Production according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Given Dark Horse’s current deal with Universal, the move was necessary to oversee the existing projects, such as War Monkeys, while giving Goldberg access to the company’s library for further exploitation in media. He will be based in Dark Horse’s Los Angeles offices.
Under the terms of the deal, announced in March, Universal would have creative access to all Dark Horse characters and properties, as well as any material that Dark Horse might acquire on its own and want to develop as a motion picture. In addition, Dark Horse would have the opportunity to distribute movies through Universal.
Goldberg is "the right person at the right time," according to statement from Dark Horse president Mike Richardson. "We’ve seen explosive growth throughout our company, and the film division is no exception. With the addition of an ambitious slate at Universal to our existing film projects, we needed to expand."
Goldberg was previously a production executive at New Line Cinema, working on 17 Again; Rendition; and The Number 23.